The islands in the State of Hawaii are the equivalent of the difference between living in Los Angeles or San Francisco in the State of California. The distances may be shorter in some cases, but we do after all, have to fly between them. Once we know what island you are on, we might care if you … [Read more...] about Facebook Should Allow Island Name in Hawaii Profile Locations
Have you seen the Bravo badge on Foursquare and thought about what it meant?Today I saw that Jim Turner @Genuine had unlocked the Bravo badge and I was curious what it was. Had he checked into his TV?Then I saw that Jim had checked into Centro Latin Kitchen. A quick search produced an explanation of … [Read more...] about Wonder about the FourSquare Bravo Badge?
Which of my friends are on Yelp?Geolocation services like FourSquare, Gowalla and Whrrl allow us to cross reference to find friends cross platform. But as far as I know Yelp doesn't do this.The last time I tweeted something about Yelp, I got a few friends to reach out to connect to me there. I like … [Read more...] about Yelp – Cross Platform Friend Find Requested
Today LaLaWag posted an excellent article written by Melissa Jun Rowley FourSquared and FourScared Important interviews with Sarah J. Gim and Paige Craig illustrate the specific types of scams that can happen. I have a great interest in Geolocation platforms and have been striving to use them … [Read more...] about Are You Using GeoLocation Platforms Safely
Helping to find full length audio archives from South by Southwest, I had this experience. At one point there was a full length audio for the SxSW panel on geolocation. The panel at 5PM on March 16 was moderated by Lane Becker @monstro with panelists MG Siegler @parislemon Kate … [Read more...] about Great Geolocation Podcast, Waiting for More SxSWi Podcasts
Dennis Crowley (center) arriving at Heather Meeker's party at the Belmont about 1am The Belmont party was announced spur of the moment March 13. Heather Meeker thanks Mike Prasad for helping to make this whrrl "flash party" happen and Brian Solis for sparking the idea. For the first hour, … [Read more...] about Foursquare Helped us Find SXSW parties, Heather Meeker’s Belmont was my Fave
My response to a letter from Jeff Pulver exclaiming how strongly Gowalla performed at SxSW 2010. I was surprised that he never mentioned Whrrl in his letter even though they had just sponsored a party for him in Los Angeles. Update: Both Gowalla and Whrrl are now defunct. I did sign up for … [Read more...] about Geolocation Services Like Foursquare Surge at SxSW 2010